Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Peter "Jack" Livingston

Male 1876 - 1949  (72 years)


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  • Name John Peter "Jack" Livingston 
    Born 23 Dec 1876  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Secretary & Tresurer, Oil Mill 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Secretary & Tresurer, Oil Mill 
    Residence 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-77454P 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-77454P 
    Died 1 Feb 1949  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Fairmount Cemetery, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I77454  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father James Livingston, MP,   b. 28 Nov 1838, East Kilbride, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Louise Sophia Liersch,   b. 14 Apr 1840, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1904, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F20214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Emma Margaret Holwell,   b. 23 Aug 1878, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1939, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1910  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Laura Louis Barbara Livingston,   b. 24 May 1918, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1988, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F22515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John P. Livingston Dies at Baden

      A prominent and life-long resident of Baden, Mr. John P. (Jack) Livingston, passed away at his home in Baden on Tuesday afternoon, aged 72 years. He had been in poor health for some time. The deceased was a son of the late James J. Livingston and Louisa Liersch, and was born at Baden on December 23, 1876. For many years he was associated with the Dominion Linseed Oil Company, Ltd., which was founded by his father. He was secretary-treasurer and manager of the Baden branch of the company and retired some years ago. Mr. Livingston was a member of the Kitchener Chamber of Commerce, the K-W Rotary Club and of the I.O.O.F. He was a member of Livingston Presbyterian Church, named after the family in tribute to their generous contributions. He donated the camp site for the Presbyterian camp located at Baden and was a director of the administrative board of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Mr. Livingston was interested in sports, particularly hockey and baseball, which he liberally supported, and he also helped to establish the Baden Band. In politics he was a staunch Liberal. Mr. Livingston was married to Miss Laura E. Holwell, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Holwell of Baden, who predeceased him in 1939. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Harris (Laura Louise) Veitch, Baden, and two grandchildren. The funeral will be held this Friday afternoon with service at Livingston Presbyterian Church at 2: 30 o'clock. Rev. F. G. Stewart will officiate and internment will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Baden.

      New Hamburg independent, February 4, 1949
    • John P. Livingston Dies at Baden

      A prominent and life-long resident of Baden, Mr. John P. (Jack) Livingston, passed away at his home in Baden on Tuesday afternoon, aged 72 years. He had been in poor health for some time. The deceased was a son of the late James J. Livingston and Louisa Liersch, and was born at Baden on December 23, 1876. For many years he was associated with the Dominion Linseed Oil Company, Ltd., which was founded by his father. He was secretary-treasurer and manager of the Baden branch of the company and retired some years ago. Mr. Livingston was a member of the Kitchener Chamber of Commerce, the K-W Rotary Club and of the I.O.O.F. He was a member of Livingston Presbyterian Church, named after the family in tribute to their generous contributions. He donated the camp site for the Presbyterian camp located at Baden and was a director of the administrative board of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Mr. Livingston was interested in sports, particularly hockey and baseball, which he liberally supported, and he also helped to establish the Baden Band. In politics he was a staunch Liberal. Mr. Livingston was married to Miss Laura E. Holwell, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Holwell of Baden, who predeceased him in 1939. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Harris (Laura Louise) Veitch, Baden, and two grandchildren. The funeral will be held this Friday afternoon with service at Livingston Presbyterian Church at 2: 30 o'clock. Rev. F. G. Stewart will officiate and internment will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Baden.

      New Hamburg independent, February 4, 1949

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 6.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 34.

    3. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 10.

    4. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 13.

    5. [S300] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Fairmount Baden CC#4557 Cemetery Internet Link.
      [north] In Loving Memory Of/ James Livingston/ Born Lanarkshire Scotland/ Nov. 27, 1838 Died April 15, 1920/ And His Wife/ Louise Sophia Liersch/ Born April 14, 1840 - Died Jan. 23, 1904/ Also Their Children/ Rebecca H./ / Agnes E. Feb. 28, 1869 - Sept. 18, 1899/ Barbara H. April 21, 1871 - June 8, 1899/ Caroline F. July 26, 1873 - Feb. 24, 1905/ James 1865-1872/ Peter 1875-1876 .
      [south] John Peter Livingston/ Dec. 23, 1877 - Feb. 1, 1949/ His Beloved Wife/ Laura Emma Margaret Holwell/ Aug. 23, 1878 - July 1, 1939/ Harris Carlton Dunsmore Veitch/ Dec. 27, 1918 - May 17, 2006/ His Beloved Wife/ Laura Louise Barbara Livingston/ May 24, 1918 - Sept. 8, 1988/ To Laura Louise/ In The Womb Of My Soul/ Lies The Dream Of A Doll/ Love Of Mind's Caprice/ And The Stirring There/ Of A Lonely Air/ Metes My Peevish Heart Surcease/ Harris/
      [a] Harris
      [b] Laura Louise/ Our Lives Were Enriched/ Knowing Her - Loving/ Being Loved By Her/
      [c] Laura E.
      [d] John P.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Louisa Leroch Born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Age: 21 Father: Henry Mother: Agnes Klukhan Born: 1840 Spouse: James Livingston Age: 21 born: Scotland Res: Wilmot Township Born: 1840 Father: Peter Mother: Barbara Bright married 10 Jun 1861 county: Waterloo

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    8. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 14 Jun 1861.
      By Rev. Mr. Bindemann at Berlin -Livingston - Liersch: June 10, Mr. James Livingston, to Miss Louisa Liersch, of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Dec 1876 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jul 1910 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Secretary & Tresurer, Oil Mill - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Secretary & Tresurer, Oil Mill - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1949 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairmount Cemetery, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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